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Comparison of "Death" in Old & New Testaments

What does the Bible say?

Is there a difference between the Old and New Testaments concerning death?
Event Old Testament New Testament
We die Gen. 2:17 Rev. 14:13
We sleep Job 14:12 John 11:11-14
Change comes on last day Job 14:14 1 Cor.15:51-54
Spoke, though dead Gen. 4:10 Heb. 11:4
The person: Job Jesus
Gave up the ghost Job 14:10 Luke 23:46
Did not go to heaven at death Job 14:1421:32 John 20:17
  NOTE: Job would wait until his change would come. His change comes when Jesus returns the second time. NOTE: Jesus did not go to heaven until after His life returned.  In other words, He waited until His "change" came.


Question Answer Bible References
Do we really die? God said "YES" Genesis 2:17
  Satan said "NO" Genesis 3:4
Did Adam die? YES Genesis 5:5
What is death? the "Result" or "Wage" of sin Romans 6:23
Where do you go? to the "Grave" Job 21:32
What's happening in death? we SLEEP John 11:11-14
Are we aware of anything? NO Ecclesiastes 9:5,6,10
Do we praise the Lord? NO Psalms 115:17
Where are the dead now? in the "Grave" John 5:28
Aren't there some saints in heaven now? YES, some but not all Matthew 27:52,53
How many resurrections are there? two (2) Revelation 20
When is the 1st resurrection? at Jesus 2nd coming 1 Corinthians 15:23
Who is the 1st resurrection for? the saints Revelation 20:6
When is the 2nd resurrection? at the end of the 1,000 years Revelation 20:5,6
Who is the 2nd resurrection for? the wicked Revelation 20:5
When will the wicked be punished? at the end of the 1,000 years Revelation 20:7-9
Will the wicked burn for ever? NO Malachi 4:3
Will the Devil burn for ever? NO Ezekiel 28:18,19
Isn't the Devil burning in hell now? NO Jude 6 & II Peter 2:9
What happens to those who are in the second resurrection? They will die the "2nd death" and never live again. Revelation 20:6-9
What happens to those who are in the first resurrection? They will live and not die, ever. Revelation 21:4

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